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>>> after more than a decade with maryland state police and 8 years with the governor's protectiin detail a state -rooper is arrested facing felony child pornography charges. baltimore police arrested him after a long investtgation. from ounty police headquarters with more on how they tracked him down. >> baltimore county police say they're normal internet monitoring is hht led to the arrest of 47 years olddbruce tucker,,a 13 year eteraa with -aryland state police. according to charging documents over seveeal months, tucker received and exchanged more than 3,000 images of littte boys and girls, one child belieeed to be as young as 2 years old girl performing sex acts. detectives say they recovered evidence including a computer from inside tucker owinns mills home. as news spread, neighbors are ú%ocked. >> i live next door to a stttt trooppr, i guess you feel safe and you actually got somebody like that. i think it's preety shocking. >> reporter: baltimore county police said that tucker told them that he was curious of the and then his interest they arrested him and this morni
'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. we are in fantastic poolesvilleing maryland for this edition of hometown fridays. fox 5 morning news at 6:00 starts right now. very we are in fantastic poolesville, maryland. >> we give a big welcome on this friday morning. a beautiful sunrise and we are in northwestern n that this montgomery county. it is week number four for our hometown fridays and we're very happy to be with some of the good folks here in poolesville, maryland. already some folks coming out to say hi to us this morning. >> we are about an hour away from the nation's capital. technically, 35 miles from the white house. but this world out here is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the nation's capital. this area was founded on farming. while agriculture might not be the mainstay anymore, the charm of rural life remains. >> you can get here about 45 minutes from downtown washington if you don't have traffic to deal with. we have quite a bit coming up including the big history of this small town. we'll tap into the expertise of a couple of local historians including on
>>> now on fox 45 morning news. >> we live next door to a maryland state trooper, i guess3 you feel safe. >> a state trooper charggd with possesssng child pornography. what tips off investigaaors and why the trooper turned hiiself in. >> maayland ocial sscurity numbers exposeedon the internet. why safeguards didn't stop the security breach and how to find out if your identity ii safe.ú >>> and place your bets! where thousands f marylanders are expected to lay down their money on table gaaes. >>> good morning, it's tuesday, july 20th. you see the flag there blowing in an ever so slight breeze. all i felt was heat this morniig not so much breeze but we will see if that will be the case throughout the day. gooddmorning, i'm patrice harris. meteorologist steve fe fertig to ú%e us know if we can expect a >> we will get a 5-10-mile-an-hour uuts. >> that is nothing. >> not enough to cool you off. %-last hour in ballimore.y. dropped a degree or two. they will bounce back and start to limb toward the 90-ddgree high that we expecctto get to. to the west garrett county a little bit of ac
great from the maryland line down towards the beltway. southbound traffic is problem- free down towards the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a maryland state trooper is facing child pornography charges. >> he is currently out on bail. jennifer franciotti it is live at baltimore city police. >> bruce allen tucker is a 13- year veteran and he has been interviewed several times on traffic safety. >this is a trooper at tucker speaking about safety. now he stands accused of possession and intent to distribute child pornography. in june they went to his home on esplanade court. a search revealed more than 3000 images showing pictures of children engaged in various sex acts. some of the images show the children tied up and partially nude. >> there is no indication he was involved in the taking of pictures or that he was depicted in any of the images with these children. >> tucker said his wife left him in 2005. he then felt depressed and felt worthless and began searching pornography on the internet. he started collecting and sharing child pornography with others. fo
, this is fox 45 news t 10:00. >> hello, iiaa jeff barnd. >> aad i am jennifer gilbert. a maryland state trooper that job it was to protect the governor, faces child pornography charges tonight. >> baltimore county police busted him after a long investigation. keith daniels ssands by live tt county police headquarters where he is charred with possessiig pornoggaphy.ting child keith? ->well, jeff, the sussect's name is bruce tucker, and he is 47. and baltimore county police ay their normal monitoring of the internet led to his arrest. >> in this owen's mills townhome community newssabout a neighbor is spreeding to neighbors. bruce ucker, maryland state trooper that lives on explan nad court is facing child porn charges. surprising allegations. >> lived right next oor to a maryllnd state trooper, i guess you feel saae. and you actually got somebodyú like that. that's shocking. >> another neighbor is not showing her face. but speaking out. >> well, i am appalled. i have children. so i mean, i have a great concern with that. right in my nnighborhood. >> according to charging documents,
as we started last week. this is our hometown fridays tour. we are in southern maryland this morning in leonardtown, maryland. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> it is friday, july 9th. welcome to fox 5 morning news. every friday this month, we are taking the show live to communities across our region. today, again, we sit in leonardtown, maryland. the county seat for st. mary's county. and the beginnings of what would become this fantastic and really friendly city that we're in this morning stretch back to 1654. >> so there is some 350-plus years of history to cover. to do that, we've done a lot of homework. we have learned a lot about this but we'll go right to the experts. of a been here since yesterday afternoon. a lot of folk know their history here. we'll find out about some of the history of leonardtown coming up from some of those who actually live here. that is coming up later this hour. also, much like any city on the water, leonardtown's location plays a big part in where it has been and where it is going. there is a big push to revitalize the wharf. ho
of the action is down in southern maryland. still big strong storms, down around lexington park. areas just south of there even. just on the eastern shore toward church creek. most of us actually seeing nice clearing again. apart from the storms down to the south a lot of us beginning to see clearing. there is a little more activity now firing up toward cumberland, hagerstowm and the high country to the west. we will have to see if that holds together as it pushes west to east. we will keep showers into the forecast here overnight. some late clearing will be possible as we push toward daybreak. then another round of storms will be possible tomorrow. again on wednesday and temperatures only headed up. we have all that coming up. >> police in carol say their search for a 20-year-old man who went missing is now a recovery mission. dive teams looking for the 20- year-old justin oliver swimming two friends when he disappeared. officials remind everybody it's illegal to swim there. >>> the news better for a 2- year-old save from drowning in a pool. the boy was found face down yesterday. i was re
. >>> today we are in poolesville maryland. >>> i'm here with the good folks. >> so many people have come out so far. you can see where everybody is this morning. we have our own musicians out here this morning. >> he has been here for us all morning. we also have a grand entrance coming up. we are going to highlight motorcycle club here in the area. we will have that later for you. >>> also a good look back at where poolesville comes from. >> we will talk with the commissioners of this town and we'll talk about the ferry. so we'll talk with the folks that run that. >> the whole crew is out here today. right now we want to say good morning to tony and tucker. >>> good morning. we have a guest, tucker -- take it easy. he sees his owner over there. this is theo. >> he is having a good time. >> it's okay. i'm going to get to the weather before anything happens here. we have a heat advisory going into effect today at noon. it is because we are expecting our temperatures to be in the upper 90s. >> would it be a dog day? >> it would be a dog day. very nicely done. it is going to feel
. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a maryland state trooper finds himself on the wrong side of the lot and facing child pornography charges. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more. >> bruce tucker spent the last eight years on protection detail in the governor's office. he protected bob ehrlich and martin o'malley. we have interviewed mr. tucker on several occasions on stories for traffic safety. he is accused of possession and intent to distribute child pornography. court records show a search of his home revealed over 3000 images involving children involved in sexual activity. many images show the children tied up or partially nude. >> there is no indication that he was involved in the taking of pictures or that he was depicted in any of the images with these children. >> tucker is suspended without pay. he is out on $50,000 bond. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> two morgan state university students are among four students charged with sexually assaulting a woman. renard james, dante green, dale lawton, and howard cook smith are all charged with attacking a woman at the mou
he is charged with child pornography. curiosity is what a maryland state trooper claims led to his online activity. 47-year-old bruce allen tucker is charged with possession and distribution of child pornography. >> he had to know it was illegal. >> baltimore county police began their investigation months ago. in june, they went to his house. the front door to the trooper's, still bears the marks where county police force it open. with the search warrant, they found more than 3000 images on his laptop. the pictures show children ages 2-14 performing various sex acts, tied up, or partially nude. in many of the photos, adults are involved in sexual activity with girls and boys. >> there is no indication at this time that he was involved in the taking of pictures or that he was depicted in in any of the images with these children. >> no one responded when we tried to contact tucker at his home. he was listed friday. according to court documents, he told investigators that in 2005 his wife cheating on him and left him. he became very depressed, felt worthless, and became angry. he bega
s. -ame old story. sky watch maryland satellite-radar is what you're you'rbeing looking at. back to the west a little bit of activity, but aa you can see expected to steer east to the west of the stationaay boundary which today it further north. that may keep things to the north in general, but we couud still see a couple of showers late in the day. 92 degrees for the high. a little bit armer with the ú%midity as well. let's see what is happening on the roadways with candace dold and et's check out the traffic edge. candace. >> reporter: thank you, it's pretty inteeesting for most stories or the start of the morning commute an we llke that. it's going to be an easy drive from 95 to 83, we are in the green 11 miles at 55 miles per hour. 83 up oward 795 and looking good from 795 all the way down toward 95. right now 11 minutes, 55 miles per hour there. that's a look at your morning travels, patrice, over to you. >>> 5:02 on fox 45 early edition a a maryland state trooper faces child pornngraphy charges this morning. baltimore county police busted him after a long investigatio
back out to leonardtown maryland to check in with tony and allison. good morning. >> good morning to you. thank you very much. once again this morning we are in leonardtown, maryland, in st. mary's county. we are kindly joined this morning by the mayor, she's been mayor for years, jay norris. and everybody calls you chip. and we've all been saying it's a charming town and with some of the nicest people we've ever met. >> that's nice to say. i know that. i grew up here and my wife group up here. >> we were talking about how picturesque here. it wasn't always like that. this town went through a valley before it got back to up to the peak we are today. homeless tents where we sit some years ago. >> unfortunately that's true. the town was established in 1708 and it's hard for people to imagine in today's world but it was established because it was the center of the county, it was established for the courts and also established because it's a deepwater port. but it has been around for 250 years. and things changed the town, one was the pax river and the orange thing, and i think the bi
morning news is hitting the road today. we are broadcasting live from poolesville, maryland from 6:00 to 10:00 as part of our hometown friday series. gurvir, steve, allison, tony, tucker, they are all going to be out there. if you are out near there, you may want to head over and see the crew. >> take them a bottle of water. >> it will be another hot day today. it will just continue and the temperatures will rise even higher as we move through into the weekend. let's start it off with a look at our weather headlines. we will put it all into officer spective for you. there is a heat advisory today and that is in effect from noon until 9:00 tonight. that is because, once we factor in the temperatures and the humidity, our heat in d.c. is going to be into the triple digits. it will feel like it is about 100 to 105 degrees or more. staying on the into the weekend as well. state, we get near 100 degrees and that is just for our temperature. we are watching tropical storm bonnie that actually formed last night. let's take a look at our current temperatures now. yesterday we were into th
. now it's complete coverage, it's wjz maryland's news station. >>> trooper accused. a maryland state trooper once assigned to guard the governor. >> what investigators told. >>> this is what people are talking about. >>> he was trusted with the life of two of our govors, but tonight he is facing child pornography charges. kelly mcpherson tells us how police tracked down the suspect. >> reporter: police had several e-mails that led them to an ip address that led them to a house. they did not realized they were about to arrest a state trooper. led investigators to a man they say collected and shared child pornography. bruce allen tucker has also been a state trooper for 12 years. in tucker's home investigators found more than 3000 images of children ages 2 to 14 posing nude and performing sex acts with adults. >> he had started casually looking at these things over the internet. an his interest grew. he exchanged some photos with some supreme -- people and it just increased. >> reporter: he started collecting child pornography in 2009. police started looking for the suspect a year ago.
degrees. frederick, maryland, 72 degrees off to the east. oweship city, maryland is at 78 degrees at this hour. we do have some mist out there. -- ocean city, maryland is at 78 degrees at this hour. we'll see some clouds build in later on today and those clouds could bring with them a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms in the latter part of the day. our typical high would be 89 degrees. we will again top that, 93 is what we're looking for downtown. more sunshine in the early part of date than in the latter part of state and a chance of some thunderstorm activity here and there during the course of the afternoon. that is a look at what is happening with the weather. more coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with lauren once again with our traffic. >> we've got a new accident reported as you travel southbound on 95 in virginia. let's head out there. 95 south at lorton, it is right on the exit ramp. you are actually able to get by on the ramp. you can see here we do have police on both sides. you are able to get by in the center of the ramp. not
. >>> coming up next here on fox 5 morning news, we're headed back to leonardtown, maryland for our home town friday. and tony and allison are learning about a little flair of french when we come back. ♪ ♪ >>> we're back. >> hey. how are you? >> and thank you. i ran down there, it was right down on fenwick. they hooked me up with some hair products. thank you so much. i love you. i'm serious. cindy hooked me up. >> allison has been asking the crowd, anybody have any hair products. and then i took matters into my own hands. >> we have in front of a fine french restaurant here in leonardtown, maryland for home town friday. and we're joined by chef -- i want to say this correctly. you are from france. >> i am from france. i'm from brittany. >> and this is chef lowice capay. >> that's correct. >> and how long have you been here? >> in leonardtown, ten years. >> and what brought you here. >> you'll be surprised. love. >> i saw your wife. i'm not surprised. >> i was talking about the town. >> where is his wife? >> carlene. >> carlene, may we see you. >> hi, carlene. >> is he okay? >> he's the b
told you about a few moments ago in caroline county in maryland. that has been taken down. no tornado warning in caroline county as the storm system as we showed you has pushed into delaware. what you are seeing dehere, i will get a closer look at it. the counties in red is where we do continue to see a tornado warning that's in effect for t about another 15. and that's in kent county and central delaware and newcastle county in northern delaware. de there is your storm system. it rm slooks less impressive, b still tornado warning in effect until 7:15, efnot in maryland b in delaware. current conditions, we're delan seeing rain across the washington area. what we are gtonseeing is some misty conditions and a mix of clouds and some sun. 75 degrees is your current temperature. 84% humidity. winds out of r erthe southwest miles per hour. here is your forecast for today. mostly cloudy, showers and thunderstorms are likely. k it will be warm and humid. high about 87 and degrees. de that's a look at what is a happening with the weather. we we athave more coming up in a little bit. right no
reporting live. >>> a maryland state trooper charged with having more than 3,000 pictures of young children. some performing sexual acts. wjz is live at headquarters.. kelly mcpherson has the story. >> reporter: officers raided this troopers home. baltimore county police looked for the owner of an e-mail address sending lewd photographs of children doing sexual acts. they were led back to bruce alan tucker. >> we basically told our invest investigators that he was curious about these images and he had just started casually looking at these things over the internet, his interests group. he exchanged some photos with some people over the internet and it just increased as he wept on doing it. >> reporter: tucker told investigators he started this interest in pornography in 2009. he was on executive detail for nine years, he has been suspended without pay. kelly mcpherson, wjz news. >> investigators are concerned that tucker may have contacted victims by phone and text message. if you have any call police. >>> drivers now using canines in the search efforts that could last several hours. wjz i
on the beltway in maryland or virginia. 95, 395, checking in great. 66, as you head inbound, no delays reported fair oaks looks good. little bit of volume, everybody moving at speed at this point. no accidents or incidents to report. we have an accident reported in montgomery county and silver springs. fenton at new york, watch out for that. check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >>> to our big story this friday morning it's the news that residents along the gulf coast have been waiting for. bp has finally put a stop to the massive oil leak in the gulf of mexico. did it by capping the well. this crisis is still far from over. >> a look at the notorious spill cam says it all. the cloud of crude gushing in to the the gulf is gone. the question is will the cap hold without creating bigger problems. a sigh of relief along the gulf coast for you at lase. the ruptured deep sea oil well stopped gush for first time in three months. the company is conducting tests for the new con tapement cap. if everything goes according to pran, bp can continue the choke off the leak or at the very least send oil up to
three suspects are held without bail. >> a maryland troopers is facing child pornography charges. barry simms is a life outside baltimore county police headquarters with more. >> when they ask to the state trooper if they knew why he searched his home and he said, "because of the computer." now he is charged with strobe pornography. the -- with a child pornography. the on-line searches triggered the investigation. in may, they went to his home. the front door still bears the marks where police force it open. no one responded when we try to contact bruce allen tucker. he is charged with possession and distribution of child for receiving a >> there is no indication at this time that he was involved in the taking of pictures or that he was actually depicted in any of the images with these children. >> police arrested tucker friday. on a laptop in his home, they found more than three house and images of children engage in sexual acts, tied up or partially nude. they range from two years of age up to 14 years old. >> he caught not -- he could not offer any real reason. he basically told the
. tucker is out with the rest of the crew in leonardtown in maryland if our hometown fridays but gwen is here. how sweet it was to look outside and see the raindrops on the windshield. >> we say we don't want rain. we want nice weather. but we need the rain desperately right now. let's begin with a look at our maps. you can see there is some precipitation well off to the east offshore and also off to our west. we have a little circulation going on there. for today, we are talking mostly sunny skies. there is a slight chance this afternoon especially to our west that we could see a thunderstorm or two pop up. it is a 20% chance right now. if it happens, it will be later this afternoon. other than that, we to have mostly sunny skies across the area. here is a look at your current temperatures right now. 77degrees at national airport. we've got 75 at baltimore and 75 at tull less. even early this morning, we are starting to get that warm, humid air in place. 77degrees at fredericksburg. as we move into the course of the day, it will pretty much stay that way. we have a code orange air qu
back out to poolesville, maryland for more from the crew there. we are going to be back in a moment. don't go anywhere. looks like they are treating them pretty well out there. ♪ (announcer) we all want to stay active. we don't want anything... slow us down. but even in your 30s... ...your bones can begin to change. overtime, you can begin to have bone loss. calcium and vitamin d work together to help keep your bones strong. and yoplait gives you... ...20% of your daily calcium... ...and is the only leading yogurt with vitamin d in every cup. keep your bones strong every day... ...with yoplait. >>> we quantity do a hometown friday without breaking out the food at some point. this is courtesy of basset restaurant. >> basset's fine food and spirts. >> reporter: we can call it basst's. you guys have been here for quite some time. >> 19 years. >> reporter: you must have a secret to all that success. dave, are you breaking out the specialties? >> we have barbecue here. made with five different beans. delicious. coleslaw, ribs, stuffed mozzarella salad, a crab and avocado salad.
maryland. numerous calls have been coming in to police and fox 5 news with people saying they felt a rumbling like a passing train. we are asking that you don't call. we know you felt it. we appreciate the calls that have come already. don't call unless you have damage. so far no reports of injuries or damage. tucker joins me now. >>> just amazing. amazing. we can't describe it. a lot of people probably slept through it. for those of us that were wide awake, we were rocking and rolling. i lived in california for a time. i was in a larger earthquake in 89. it was sharp and very noticeable. almost surprised we didn't have any damage across the area. as you said a 3.6. i want to mention quickly that although earthquakes are rare in washington area they are not unheard of. in 93 we had a form near columbia. as recently as 2008, we had a is .8. >> when you say swarm was that a lot of little ones. >> over the course of several weeks, five or six measured. garnered some attention at the time. they were only the .5, 2.7's. this was a 3.6, which is larger. more widespread. >> the star that
also been an arrest in the murder of a prominent maryland artist. she was found stabbed to death in a tease alley on monday. she had gone missing from her rockville studio just three days earlier. police used surveillance video to track down 35-year-old raymond williams of kensington. he confessed to killing her but authorities don't know why. he is charged with premeditated murder. >>> a final house vote is expected later today on extending unemployment benefits to two and a half million americans who have been out of work for six months or longer. that bill passed in the senate after a month-long battle between democrats and republicans over how to finance it. >>> the wall street reform and consumer protection act is now the law of this country. a victorious president obama signed that bill into law yesterday. democrats have been trying to get that bill through congress for two years. the president says that new law contains common sense changes including a council of regular lawsuitors to overseawall street's complex financial transactions and the creation of a watchdog consum
. >>> some residents from maryland will have to spend the weekend using less water. it'll be a few days before a faulty water main is replaced. sherri ly has the latest on this. >> reporter: you know what? the good thing is, they caught this early, before that water main actually broke. wssc crews had been working around-the-clock trying to make repairs. the next step was for them to cut it out and replace a 16-foot section of the 96-inch water main. water restrictions will remain in place for prince georges and montgomery counties. lynne rigins joins me. >> take shorter showes , don't run your dishwasher or washing machine unless it's full. don't flush your toilet unless you use it. if you can cut water consumption by 1/3, it will help other customers and fire protection. >> reporter: you cut out a concrete section to test the waters that reinforce the concrete of this water main, what did you find? >> we found that our proactive technology and proactives, indicated what wires were failing. we exposed the wires, did a cockpit annuity test on them and some of the wires failed. we need
of light sprinkles out in western maryland and some of the other radars are indicating that just a few of those are touching the ground. so it's possible there will be a light shower. most of the rain will hold off until the evening commute and during the nighttime hours tonight as this little piece of energy, see it out into central ohio and eastern kentucky, that will move through here late today and tonight and that will give us a chance of showers. and another piece of energy will come through tomorrow and give us an even better chance of -- we need the rain around here even though we got some on saturday, more needed showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. upper 80 -- 80s to about 90. muggy and showers in the forecast for the day tomorrow. much nicer by wednesday, thursday and friday. hot with highs back in the mid- 90s. >> so a hot week. not 100-degrees but hot. >> certainly more than normal. >>> let's look at traffic with julie wright. >> not so bad if you're traveling in either direction at the wilson bridge with the lanes open. inbound route 50, two pickup trucks stopped, causing
was exxosed. >>>almost 3000 marylanders are affected by the security breach. tate worker now on admiiistratiie eave as an investigatioo is launched into how and why this happened. social securitt the department of humanwiths resources have been on an months. informationnanyonefor human resources to help you and you have yyur personal inforration out there that% suspect of the breach has according tt court records. s affected by his breach. jjy, fox 455news at 5:30. >>> thank you joy.. 3 sues pested bank robbers behind barssafter glennbyrne heist on saturday. police say thee3 held uppa td branch on crane highway. police caught up with the car. this woman s úlso arrested toniiht suspected off t leaat bankk-rd baltimore countyy police say 27-year-old daryn randall of lands down used several% disguises in her robbery. she úas captured saturday after teller locked her in a bank vestibule.-ú>>> inventor of newt a crime is happening longflow investigation. it's a storyir you are seeing first on foxx innentor of push to alert in baltimore today to meet with the mayor a
'm trying to say. you don't want to miss that. leonardtown, maryland coming up at 6:00 this morning. are they dealing with a little bit of rain showers in that area too. >> there will be just a little bit down to the south but mainly we will see most of the wet weather kick in late into the course of tonight more than anything else. right now, here is a look at satellite-radar composite. we have the spin going around across the area and just a few showers to our far west but we are looking at a chance of seeing some of that later today but tonight will be our primary time but as far as today is concerned, things are pretty clear out there as far as the skies are concerned so not a whole lot going on. here is a look at your current temperatures. 77degrees at national airport. 77 at baltimore. 76 at dulles and 78 degrees this hour already at winchester. and for today, we are still talking humid conditions. thunderstorms by tonight. late this afternoon, by tonight is what we're talking about. mainly, i think it will fob the majority of our area, it will be like after midnight more than
afternoon here at the latest as they are already into western maryland. you can see the line of showers and thunderstorms starting to develop along and in front of the cold front which will bring in cooler and drier air as we get into tonight and particularly tomorrow. it will start to feel a lot better around here. let's switch gears. can you see everything on the move here an again, the possibility is out there some of these storms could be on the strong side with very gusty winds later this afternoon. so we'll have to watch this line very carefully as it approaches the washington area later this morning. up ahead of it, it is warm, muggy, high temperatures yesterday were in the low 90s and look at that. wave only backed off the low 80s here in town. 81-degree at 4:25 in the morning. humidity, 74%. pressure down a little bit, your forecast for today calling for more 90s, low to mid-90s and it will get stormy around here with the showers and thunderstorms approaching touring the early afternoon, i think, from west to east. >> it might impact the rush hour this afternoon? >> certainly a
are still looking for her killer. family and friends remembered her at a service last night. >>> a maryland soldier officially faces charges connected to leaking of this video in iraq t shows an apache helicopter againing down unarmed men. army specialist bradley manning is facing multiple accounts of putting national security at risk. >>> british petroleum is looking to break down the barrels of oil pouring into the gulf with bacteria. the latest attempt is an oil- eating microbe produced by a florida biotech firm. we have a report. >> they eat it as a food source. they degrade it. they take it apart molecule by molecule. >> start off with a very small concentration. >> this is one of several companies pitching a type of oil-eating back tear what to help clean up the gulf. their product is made from naturally occurring microbes that break town oil that are then concentrated, fermented and strayed on the oil, a process called bioremediation. it is commonly used to clean up toxic industrial accidents, jet fuel spills and brown fields. oil-eating bacteria was used to help clean up the alaska
people's minds. >> i was like, was this an earthquake? no, this is germantown, maryland. it's not an earthquake but i guess i was right. >> reporter: you said you got a phone call shortly after. >> i d. one of my friends called me to make sure i was okay. another one of my friends called later. are you okay? i'm like, i'm fine. it wasn't that bad but, yeah, an earthquake in germantown, maryland, go figure. >> reporter: you don't seem too shaken by t. some people are a little unnerved. are you going with the flow? >> it is a little strange. it kind of makes you wonder about the weather lately. in the beginning of the year in february we had all that snow. now we're having 90-degree weather, like 100-degree weather and now an earthquake in montgomery county? strange business. >> reporter: it's enough of this nonsense, isn't it? thank you very much. i hope the rest of your day is less shaky. i talked to people from germantown. i've had people out in gaithersburg from mt. rainier, from arlton, virginia. i did call some folks in annapolis who say they did not feel it. i have some
of cameras there is a positive benefit. >> reporter: that's the view of police in howard county, maryland. >> and we've had a significant reduction in the incidents of red light running and very significant reductions in crashes -- overall crashes at intersections as a result of the red light cameras. >> reporter: john henrehan, fox 5 news. >> communities often ask the federal government to match money for red light cameras. many want the cameras there for safety, not just to reduce revenue. >>> it is the earliest time a category 2 storm has formed in over 30 years. this morning people in mexico and texas are checking out the damage from hurricane alex. we'll go live to port isabel, texas, next. >>> and a suspect arrested overseas in connection with the russian spy ring goes missing, other suspects are expected in court this morning into and also ahead the smithsonian folk life festival is gearing up. we'll check in with holly on the national mall this morning. it is now 7:19. we'll be right back.  >>> heavy rains and whipping winds in texas. even know the state avoided a direc
of showers and some embedded thunderstorms across western portions of maryland and the panhandle of west virginia. that is tracking to the east northeast and will continue to do so during the next couple f hours but we'll keep or eyes on it. some of the ewers to the north might see a little bit of precipitation this morning. back to the graphics. satellite radar for the entire region and again it gives you a better look at the whole region. it's the tail end of a sift um up across the northern portions across the great lakes region. that is about it. we do have some clouds and haze humidity levels over 70%. current temperatures around the area, 75 degrees in washington, 75 in baltimore. we have an air quality alert in baltimore, code orange because of bad air quality. 69 degrees is your current temperature at dulles. the forecast for today, sunshine this morning, some more clouds working in this afternoon. chance of a stray shower or thunderstorm, you know the routine. some of you say dry and some could see the activity. high of about 93 degrees downtown. that's the latest downtown. in f
's about 12:30 this morning. maryland state police a dump struck driver was standing on his truck reachen to get something when another defer truck backed up hit the truck's other door and crushed the victim. >>> in d.c. police are investigating a deadly shooting, the sick one this month in the same neighborhood. a man was found shot to death last nigh. police have not released the victim's name and have not made any arrests at this point. it was less than two weeks ago when college freshman and former capitol hill hopkins was shot and killed. a man was arrested in connection with that shooting. >>> police investigating the murder of northern virginia teenager are now looking over some possible new clues. she was found dead in her car more than two weeks ago. the car was at the fairfax plaza shopping center at about 3:00. a few minutes later she updated her facebook page to say she landed work. call me fran dresser, i'm a nanny. she was found dead behind the wheel just ten minutes after that. >> the day she died she was interviewing with a family that mutual friend of hours had suggested
in annapolis. 72 in manassas. frederick, maryland, you are at 79 degrees. perhaps i need to take a nap. 78 in winchester. 77 in leonardtown. here is a look at the satellite- radar for the mid-atlantic regionen the eastern united states. the main thing you will notice here is these rain showers. this is socialed with a cold front that is tracking its way eastward making us way through the northeastern and eventually through the mid-atlantic states before that front gets here. we'll warm up quite nicely into the 90s and then the front comes through. that is likely to trigger some showers and thunderstorms as it is already doing all up and down that front. your forecast for washington for today then looks like this. some early sunshine but afternoon clouds. showers and thunderstorms are likely today. some of them could be strong. 93degrees for your high. for your five-day forecast, sweet relief tomorrow after the cold front comes through. cooler air, drier air, temperatures at or below normal. how often have we been able to say that, at or below normal. tomorrow, 87 degrees. mostly sunny on s
in the murder of a prominent maryland artist. the woman was found stabbed to death in a d.c. alley on monday just three days after she was reported missing from her rockville studio. police used surveillance video to track down her alleged killer. >> i don't believe it was anything much more than some sort of business or work relationship. they worked in areas that were in close proximity to one another and may have had some sort of contact. >> this is a heinous, violent act and this man is off the street right now. >> the suspect is 35-year-old raymond williams of kensington. he has been charged with premeditated murder and is being held without bond. >>> police in california have for you released surveillance video they hope will solve the murder a fairfax county man. of his a computer engineer who was in oakland last sunday getting ready for a job interview with google. police say this tape shows the suspects in his death. he was robbed at gunpoint and shot to death outside a dentist's office. >>> two children are in the hospital after they were hit by a car last night at the intersection
, mississippi. >>> a grand jury indicted a suspect in the murder of maryland state trooper wesley brown killed outside a forestville restaurant last month. anthony milton, jr. faces five charges including first degree murder. prosecutors say another suspect was also charged in the killing. he is in custody but has not yet been indicted. >>> a former virginia teacher is facing 10 years in prison after pleading gety to molesting a student. prosecutors say kevin ricks made friends with his victims and on occasion gave them tequila shots before molesting them. police say it was facebook that tipped someone off. a young friend of victim discovered sexually explicit messages between the victim and ricks on the site. but his legal problems are not over. federal prosecutors are charging him with child pornography. >>> one of the leaders of the most powerful drug cartels in mexico is dead this morning. details of massive raid. >>> plus, hundreds of people killed in flood waters. we are checking world headlines next on fox 5 morning news. [ female announcer ] welcome to busch gardens williamsburg, where
to the north and west at this hour. notice in western maryland and west virginia, that line of shower activity is associated with an upper level low that will come through later today and that would spark off more widespread showers and thunderstorms. so bottom line, more clouds than yesterday, temperatures are still going to be warm. muggy out there. and we stand a good chance of seeing some widely scattered and thunderstorms. all right, off to a warm start. 78 at reagan national. fredericksberg, 77. ocean city, 80 degrees. we're going to hit the 90s again this afternoon with a lot of cloud cover. high of 92. very humid with winds out of the west at 5 miles per hour. i'll let you know if we have any cool air on the five-day. i have a hint. we don't. but i'll show that to you any way. let's get to lauren demarco with traffic. >>> a new accident reported northbound 295 at pennsylvania avenue. in the outer loop through montgomery county from college park past university boulevard, from this camera angle toward silver spring, we do have some slow traffic. 66 inbound slow through manassas and from
used by bradley manning, a 22-year-old from potomac maryland. . >>> we have much more ahead on the wiki leaks controversy. just after 7:30, we'll talk with military analysts with fox news about what kind of danger the leak could present. >>> a lot of people feeling the effects of the storm this morning. if your home or property has been damaged, how do you go about handling the insurance claims? how do you better prepare incase something like this happens to you in the future? >>> as we head to break, a live look outside right now, 270 at montrose. we'll get the latest weather and traffic for you coming up next. it's 9 minutes after 7:00. ecic >>> making headlines this morning, the washington interfaith network is planning to put jobs in neighborhood investment first. hundreds of groups packed the asbury united methodist church pressing candidates to make jobs their number one issue if elected. >> need to support our people so they have the skills to be able to qualify for jobs in the district of columbia and be able to get those jobs. >> the last four years are a demonstration of sever
to you. >> major health concerns this morning for people living near a military base in maryland. coming up, next. >> my brother, my mother, my sister and my father all live within a 10-mile radius of the fort and they all contracted a form of cancer. >> but is there a real connection? we'll take a look. >>> the tiny hazard in your home that could talk a danger. that's still ahead. time is 4:37. we are coming back. after the break.  >>> making headlines at 4:39 this morning. new concerns that a local military base could be linked to a string of cancer cases. dozens of people showed up to a town hall meeting in frederick, maryland, saying that cancers in their families could be related to fort dietrich. a young mother who died from an aggressive form of brain cancer two years ago, now, her mother is battling kidney cancer. >> in my heart, i know this wasn't something some curse over my family. i know it was something in our water, air, soil, anything. >> nobody from fort dietrich was at that meter. saturday, a website was launched, saying. >>> it could be days before we fin
.o.v. violators during the morning and evening rush hours on interstates across maryland and virginia. in the first h.o.v. awareness day back in may officers pulled over nearly 1,000 violators and arrest -- two fugitives. >>> another big story this morning, frightening moments on board a flight from dulles out west. dozens of passengers were injured when the flight to los angeles hit unexpected turbulence. and gurvir has the latest on what happened. >> reporter: the flight was over kansas city when it was hit by extreme turbulence, tossing passengers and crew members around. passengers say the plane took a great dip and described it as an up and down motion. 30 people were injured, most had bruises, whiplash, strains and sprains but some people did have to be hospitalized. others were treated at the scene. here is what one passenger said happened. >> all of a sudden the plane dropped probably 20-30 feet. i saw at least two people hit the ceiling. the girl in front of me two rows, i saw her hit the ceiling and slam back down. luckily i had my seat belt on. >> reporter: after everybody
able to track down a suspect while looking into a robbery in a gun shop in woodbine in maryland. atf avoided -- sent extra agents for the case. >> atf recovered numerous stolen firearms and other pieces of evidence that led our agents to link an individual with several friends of violence. >> police say the sament crimes include what was -- the violent crimes were called the mother- daughter murders. the suup on unrelated federal charges. his name will not be released unless he is indicted in the murders. >>> and another big story this morning. a showdown in the race for d.c. mayor. the two front runners, adrian fenty and vincent gray, faced off at two forum as long with competitors. roby chavez has the story. >> reporter: in ward 4 the fireworks came from the lesser known candidates for mayor. >> [ inaudible ] i'm look for good results. he's looking for any results. >> we're not protecting the jobs because employers have found a way to exploit an undocumented work force. >> reporter: ward four is important in the upcoming mayor election. a standing-room only crowd quickly raised the
: in northwest washington, bob barnard, fox 5 news. >>> mixed reviews for young students across maryland. we'll break down the results of the maryland school assessment exam up next. >>> and here is the question of the day. we'll be joined by quentin aaron shortly. when the raiders won superbowl 45? go to and click on mornings to submit your answer. we're take a break and coming right back. [ kid 1 ] wanna know some of our favorite things? we love summertime fun! ...wearing our favorite colors... ...and jamming to our favorite bands! ♪ but we love eating totino's the most. we live for fun... ...friends... [ both ] ...and best of all... [ all ] ...our favorite... ...eating totino's! ♪ we're the kids in america ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ we're the kids in... >>> making headlines this morning, 2010 is on track to become one of the deadliest years for police agencys across the united states. the national law enforcement officers memorial fopped said 87 officers died in the line of duty between january 1st and june 30th. most of the deaths were this california, texas and florida. >>> new
worked at the university of maryland for many years before leeing to stay at home with her kids. neighbors remember her telling them that she was adopted and they were looking forward to adopting two of their own. they did adopt two daughters. >> she was very excited and she treat the children so well. >> we would talk about our kids and that is what i remember about her is how kind she was and how generous and how active she was in her community. >> she worked on the college park recreation board and she also created a neighborhood watch site. >>> can you log on to our web site if everything you need to know about the storms from information on power outages to pictures of the damage. also, we have tips there on how to keep your food fresh. check out >>> other headlines, we'll find out more about last june's deadly metro accident later today when the ntsb releases its official report on the red line crash that killed nine people. metro is putting aside $30 million over three years to meet the ntsb recommendation. officials admit m
management from the university of maryland college and that he worked for u.p.s. and his work was a core piece of the investigation. >>> today is a 100 in the disaster in the gulf of mexico. the deep water horizon oil rig exploded and sank more than three months ago and 100 days later the cap is finally intact. the coast guard says the pressure around the well is stable. spotters from the air are having trouble finding any oil sheen in the water but louisiana officials aren't convinced the disaster will be coming toed and anytime soon. >> are they trying to say this is over? are they that stupid? you know, it took six weeks from when it first started to leak to come ashore and now they topped it last week and it's over? >> reporter: some oil is still washing up op beaches and scientists say massive clouds of oil suspended in the water column could contaminate seafood and deplete oxygen. >>> the coast guard is keeping a close eye on another oil spill in the gulf. a tug boat pushing a barge slammed in to an abandoned well 65 miles south of new orleans. it sent a plume of oil and gas in the
virginia n maryland, bge has just under 40,000 residents in the dark. much of that has been restored since yesterday afternoon. >>> the wind uprooted and downed many trees leading to at least two deaths. a woman was killed and her mother injured when a huge tree came crashing down on their minivan near rhode island avenue and odessa road. a falling tree limb also killed a 6-year-old boy walking with his family in sterling. >>> power outages are causing problems for wssc customers this morning. crews are working to restore power to its river road plant. mandatory water restrictions are in place. customers are being asked to top all outside water use and only run your washing machine and dishwasher when it is full. >>> we have new video in overnight of damage to an apartment complex in college park. half of the roof was ripped off. at least seven of the apartments on cherry hill road. six buildings have roof damage there. the roof damage is also affecting the impe ri. on village complex in greenville -- the imperion village complex in greenville. >>> bp says no decision has been made about t
the 14th street bridge. we've been talking about a water main break in suitland, maryland. silver hill road near route 4, pennsylvania avenue, crews are on scene. we do have several lanes closed and we did get some video in i believe of this scene. definitely effecting traffic and we'll have -- will have an impact approaching route 4 in suitland. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. gurvir, steve, back to you -- allison, pardon me. >>> a fairfax county man is accused of trying to join a terrorist group. he makes his first court appearance this morning and stacy cohan is live in alexandria with our top story today. stacy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. 20-year-old zachary chesser is in federal custody awaiting his hearing at 10:00 a.m. here this morning at the alexandria federal courthouse. take a look at a photo we have of zachary chesser. he was a one time oakton high school student and he studied foreign language. and the case against him is au tube video posted in 2008 by chesser from a prohamas rally near the white house. he apparently now goes by the name abual
and maryland. do we have the m dot camera? out of easton, no problems, that's eastbound toll plaza at sandy point. very nice and easy right. bay sand is recommending that you leave after 11:00 so leave before 11:00 if you're heading back from the beach. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >> thank you, lauren. >>> well new this morning, a deadly accident out on the roads in northern virginia. it happened at 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of chapel road and glen cove drive if cliffton. there were six people in an suv that went off the road and hit a tree. a 31-year-old man died and five others are hospitalized. fairfax county police say it appears speed was a factor in the crash. >>> and also new this morning, a nasty accident involving a car and metro bus in south east d.c. a metro spokesperson said the driver of the car ran a light at 14th street and was t- boned by a bus. bus went on to hit one other vehicle. the were passengers on the bus at the time. one person was seriously hurt and three others suffered minor injuries but it's unclear whether those that were hurt were in th
on the road. last week it was leesberg. this week our home town friday takes us to leonardtown, maryland. that's in st. mary's county. come out to meet me, allison, tucker and holly this friday from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. we would love to see you there. >> formerly named seymour town. >> i saw that on the sign. >> i'm going to rally it's name should be seymour town. >> maybe you have relatives there. >> we'll look into that. >> if you're a seymour, come on out. it should be fun. a whole gang of seymours will be there. good morning, tucker. >>> good morning. it's very hot. and it will be hot again later this afternoon. just had a new graphic made and let's go right to it and we'll talk about how close we come at area airports. >> close but we won't break them? probably not. >> if we're going to be there, we might as well break the record. the red is the temperature for the day. so predicting 100 at reagan national. the record is 103. bwi marshall is 102 there today and the record is 101. and dulles will come close to 99 there and 100 is the record. >> i've not seen the sun smile like that. >> that'
to julie wright. >> starting off in maryland, if you are traveling the stop stretch of the beltway between college park and bethesda, all lanes are open. no problems reported. southbound 270 in the clear leaving hyattstown and continuing out towards the truck scales. the lanes are open. in virginia, inner loop of the beltway at eisen shower avenue, we had a disabled vehicle. v-d.o.t. still on the scene squeezing the right lane off the inner loop but no delay as you head over to the springfield interchange. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> a suspected serial killer is accused of killing a mother and daughter and is a suspect in another mother-daughter murder. we are learning that jace son scott is suspected in multiple home invasions across the country. >>> a health alert this morning. for get mouth to mouth. hands only cpr may be most effective at saving an adult's life. that is the finding of two new studies in today's new england journal of medicine. the advice is to do chest pushes continually at a rate of 100 per minute and skipping the mouth to mouth part. babies and
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